SA coder wants to kill Spotify with blockchain, giving artists 100% of payments

We’re trying to give independent artists a way to keep making music, and making more money as a result.

Simon de la Rouviere, Ujo Music

Simon de la Rouviere (28) wants to build the next Spotify without needing to extensively negotiate with record companies.

His music distribution platform Ujo Music (the Esperanto word for “container”) is based on the Ethereum blockchain.

It enables artists to distribute their music, with 100% of payments going directly to the artists.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed De la Rouviere.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

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